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Portugal boss says VAR not working well after disallowed goal vs. Mexico

Portuguese defender Pepe scored a goal in the 22nd minute of the game but it was ruled out due to the use of the video assistant referee (VAR) system. What they are saying: "We're preparing for the game as thoroughly as we can". With time running out, Southampton right-back Cedric pounced on a loose ball and slammed home Portugal's second goal. Read More »

Principal of slain teen's school: She was 'beloved'

The All Dulles Area Muslim Society confirmed in a news release that the teens were affiliated with the mosque. Police charged 22-year-old Darwin Martinez Torres with murder . Nabra Hassanen was walking home from a McDonald's with a group of friends after having attended night prayers at a local mosque in Sterling, Virginia , when police say they got into a dispute with a man driving a vehicle, prompting the group to flee. Read More »

Koepka takes road less traveled to US Open triumph


In 2015 he won his maiden PGA Tour title in Phoenix and in 2016 claimed the Dunlop Phoenix in Japan, but admitted he felt like an underachiever. Brooks Koepka celebrate after sinking his put on the 18th green during the final round of the US Open at Erin Hills. Read More »

Jose Mourinho accused of tax fraud

Nobody at the club wants Morata to go and I have not heard him say that he wants to go. Perez said on Monday (Tuesday, PHL time) that "as far as I know Cristiano has always met (his fiscal obligations)" and that "it all must be some sort of misunderstanding that will be cleared up quickly". Read More »

Federation Internationale de Football Association warns Mexico over "insulting" chants at Confederations Cup in Russia

Petersburg. Chile left it late to edge out a dogged Cameroon in an opening Group B clash that saw striker Eduardo Vargas have goals both ruled out and given by the video assistant. Slovenian referee Damir Skomina initially awarded it but then, more than minute later, he suddenly reversed the decision on the advice of the VAR, Clement Turpin of France. Read More »

Flawless 10: Nadal routs Wawrinka for record 10th French Open


Two players held their serve in the first four games, before Nadal rode on a four-game winning streak to set it 6-2 in the opening set, where the Swiss No. World No. 3 Wawrinka is a player of enormous pedigree and wonderful style, but even on his best day, he likely would have struggled to deal with Nadal. Read More »

Ward knocks out Kovalev in eighth round

Kovalev complains of another low blow by Weeks says to fight on. "You've got to raise your game to the next level and thankfully that's what we did tonight". Ward wanted to prove that his previous win over Sergey Kovalev was not a gift and Sergey wanted to show that he was a victim of poor scoring. When asked, in the aftermath of his victory over Kovalev , whether a bout with Joshua could be arranged, Ward replied: 'Anything is possible. Read More »

Halep to face unseeded Ostapenko in French Open final


At times during a match of 16 service breaks the impetuosity of youth betrayed her as she seemed on the verge of youthful tantrums in the hot sunshine, especially when she lost four games in a row to lose the second set. The world number 47 will never forget how she celebrated turning 20 and spoiled Bacsinszky's 28th birthday in the process. She doesn't measure maybe what she's doing right now. Read More »

Timberwolves sign 3-year deal with Fitbit for jersey patch


The Fitbit logo will appear on Timberwolves and Wolves jerseys. Fitbit will have branding and integration in the team's mobile app as well as signage in the arena, and its team store, and reach into the team's social channels. The Timberwolves announced the deal on Tuesday. According to ESPN, Fitbit was being very aggressive in the search for an National Basketball Association team in which to be able to locate its logo and had conversations with up to six different franchises, although ... Read More »

76ers and Celtics finalize deal, Celtics will make Jimmy Butler run next

The Sixers are expected to select Washington point guard Markelle Fultz with the top overall pick. Philadelphia and Boston completed their trade of draft picks on Monday, the 76ers acquiring the No. The deal is highly consequential and leaves Philly with the rights to make the first selection for the second year in a row. If not, Philadelphia will send Boston either its own first-rounder in 2019 or Sacramento's first-rounder that year. Read More »

Real Madrid president Perez wins reelection, avoids Ronaldo transfer talk

Madrid's President Florentino Perez told Onda Cero yesterday evening that his main man would not be leaving Los Blancos this summer. He said that Ronaldo had clearly done nothing wrong and Perez was appalled that the "presumption of innocence is not respected" by the media who have branded the played a delinquent. Read More »

Scalise Was In 'Imminent Risk Of Death' After Shooting, Doctor Says

MedStar Washington Hospital Center Director of Trauma Dr. Jack Sava speaks during a news conference in Washington, Friday, June 16, 2017, about the condition of House Majority Whip Steve Scalise of La. Members of Congress took the field at Washington's Nationals Park on Thursday night for the game, many wearing hats to honor Scalise. On Thursday House proceedings were to resume as usual, and lawmakers were returning to the Capitol in search of some semblance of normalcy. Read More »

Kohli, Dhawan and Bhuvneshwar Make ICC Champions Trophy Team


A jury of cricket experts, including former English captain Michael Atherton, former Indian captain Sourav Ganguly, former Pakistan captain Ramiz Raja, editor of Wisden Almanack Lawrence Booth, and cricket correspondent Julian Guyer amongst others selected the team . Read More »

Celtics, 76ers finalize deal to swap top picks

They selected Ben Simmons a year ago, but he missed all of the 2016-17 season with a broken foot. The actual details of the trade are more favorable to the Celtics than most reports suggested (I didn't see anyone report Boston could have the option to take Philly's pick in 2019 if the first-rounder rolls over until then). Read More »

Wimbledon a complicated prospect for Nadal

He said: "This tournament, I have been playing great during the whole event since the beginning". It was Wawrinka's first Grand Slam final defeat for the Swiss, who won the Australian Open in 2014, here two years ago and the US Open last summer. Read More »

Tropical development expected in Gulf of Mexico


The track is uncertain, but the most likely scenario is for the disturbance to move close to the southeast Texas coast by late Wednesday and Thursday. crude output and 5 percent of dry natural gas output daily, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration. Over the next few days, this storm is expected to slow down. Read More »

No offer received for Real Madrid's Ronaldo, boss says

When speaking publicly on Monday, having run unopposed to return as president for the next four years, Perez did not reference Ronaldo when discussing the current state of Los Blancos. Real Madrid president Florentino Perez played down the possibility of a move for Manchester United goalkeeper David De Gea and said no bids have been received for Alvaro Morata or James Rodriguez . Read More »

Honda Teases The 10th Generation Accord


Although we can only see a portion of the vehicle , Honda promises the new Accord will have an aggressive stance, dramatic styling, fuel efficient powertains, and sporty driving dynamics. Post the debut, the 2018 Honda Accord will be launched in the U.S, following which it will be manufactured at the company's plants in OH and Georgia. Read More »

Koepka's win shows folly of focusing on a few stars


He made par and finished at 16-under 272, matching the record to par by Rory McIlroy , who shot 16-under 268 at Congressional in 2011. "Exhausted of traveling", Koepka said . I don't want to say I'm a slow learner but it was something that took me a while to actually master. As Koepka picked up momentum, Harman began to lose steam. Read More »

Real Madrid boss Perez must tackle Ronaldo crisis

Rumours surrounding Mbappe's future continue to swirl as Perez and Real officials also try to keep a lid on the reports surrounding Cristiano Ronaldo's place at the club. "All we know is that he's unhappy with the treatment he has had from the press, who have claimed that he is a tax cheat". The French manager had told Ronaldo that Real Madrid team needs him and his winning mentality to guide the club to many more victories. Read More »

Spain court calls Cristiano Ronaldo to testify in $16mn tax fraud case

Old Trafford is reported to be his preferred destination, but the Red Devils are wary of making a pursuit of the 32-year-old only for him to once again sign a new contract at the Bernabeu. "Not I nor anyone at Madrid is contemplating that Cristiano could leave the club". What I have been told is that he is using the same corporate structure that he used in the United Kingdom and there were no problems there. Read More »

Cristiano Ronaldo to testify in tax fraud case July 31 - court

Lionel Messi and Javier Mascherano, among others, have already been convicted. However, Perez said that he had not spoken to Ronaldo, who is on duty for Portugal at the Confederations Cup in Russian Federation, which ends on July 2. Ronaldo has denied any wrongdoing, and Madrid issued a statement last week saying it believed the player was innocent. Madrid are unlikely to commit to selling the Spain global while there remains a possibility that Ronaldo could leave. Read More »